Sergeant Jane Mortley

PCSO Christopher Tipper

PC Manon Mason

PCSO David Goffin

Local Policing Priorities

Date agreed: 21 March 2018

Action

The Farmwatch scheme for Aberystwyth Rural is to be improved with the facility for Mobile Updates in the form of text messages which will be sent out to all members of the scheme. Updates will include appeals for information, warnings regarding suspicious vehicles, fuel thefts and missing person appeals just to name a few. The scheme currently covers all Farms that use the Nant Y moch mountain range however, it is envisaged that the scheme will be rolled out to other areas once the updating of Nant Y Moch Farmwatch scheme is completed.

Date agreed: 21 March 2018

Action

Dyfed-Powys police covers one of the most rural police areas in England and Wales.

We regularly receive calls from farmers, landowners and members of the public reporting farm animals being chased by dogs and in the most serious of cases where sheep in particular have been savaged and killed by dogs or having to be put down by a veterinary surgeon.

Dog owners

If you are walking your dog in the countryside

  • Do not allow your dog to enter a field on its’ own and keep it under your control at all times.

  • Keep your dog on a leaf when crossing through fields that contain livestock. However don’t hang onto your dog if you are threatened by cattle, let it go as the cattle will chase the dog.

  • Stick to public right of ways.

    When at home

  • Make sure you know where your dog is at all times.

  • Ensure that your property is secure and that your dog cannot escape day or night.

 

If you know your dog has previously chased or attack sheep then take responsible measures to prevent it happening again.

 

Farmers/Landowners/Livestock owners

  • Dial 101 to report incidents of livestock worrying to Dyfed-Powys Police.

  • Take photographs of injuries to the livestock.

  • If you are able to, secure the dog until the Police arrive so that evidence can be gathered to identify the owner of the dog.

  • Put signs up on gateways alerting dog walkers to the presence of livestock in the fields.

  • If sufficient evidence is available the Police can prosecute the dog owner on your behalf.

  • Compensation for damage caused is a civil matter between you and the dog owner.

  • If you shoot a dog using the criteria under the Animals Act 1971 then ensure you notify the Police within 48 hours.

 



Local area: Aberystwyth Rural

Date agreed: 21 March 2018

Action

Over recent weeks there has been an increase in illegal Off Roading. The only place that you can legally drive your off-road vehicle is on byways and on private land, with the consent of the owner.

Patrols are to be increased in the areas where reports of illegal Off Roading have been received and a joint initiative with the Roads Policing Unit is to be conducted with a view to identify and where applicable, prosecute the offenders.

Local Events

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Local Notices

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Contact The Team

Email

AberystwythNPT@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk

This email address is for Neighbourhood Policing issues only. For all other enquiries please use:

ContactCentre@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk

Telephone

101 (01267 222020 outside Dyfed-Powys)

If you know who you want to speak to at a station, ask for them by name and station and staff will check for you and connect you if they are available, or take a message. In case of emergency you should phone 999.

Local Police Stations

Divisional Police Headquarters
Boulevard Saint Brieuc
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 1PH

Telephone

Non-Emergency Number 101 (01267 222020 outside Dyfed-Powys)

If you know who you want to speak to at a station, ask for them by name and station and staff will check for you and connect you if they are available, or take a message.

In case of emergency you should phone 999.

Fax

01970 625174

Front Counter Opening Hours

Monday-Friday 08:00 – 20:00
Saturday and Sunday 09:00 – 13:00 and 13:40 – 17:00

Open Bank Holidays
09:00 – 13:00 and 13:40 – 17:00

Closed Christmas day

Did you know?

The Welsh Government funds 500 Community Support Officers across Wales, over 70 in our force area.